February 22 Birthday Personality: The Investigator

The Investigator

Your greatest challenge is…

to be less self-critical

The way forward is…

to understand that perfection is an impossible ideal; our failures sometimes propel us toward success and our vulnerabilities bring others closer to us.

You’re drawn to people born on…

January 21 to February 19

You share a passion for the mystery of love, and this creates a stimulating and intense union.

Luck maker

Get a kick out of being you

Only when you are comfortable with yourself can you be confident with your skills and talents, and deal positively with negative criticism. Recognize your own value and others will soon see it too.

People born on February 22 love nothing better than a good mystery. They are born problem solvers with an inquisitive, intuitive mind and a natural talent for unearthing the truth.

The chances are people born on this day don’t have a conventional career or if they do their hobbies or interests reflect their eclectic tastes. They may have many different ideas about their life path, trying to do opposing things at once; this can confuse and frustrate others while also fascinating them. There is always method in the “madness” of these dynamic people. They believe that people are defined not by what they do but by how they do it. Whatever activity they pursue, one thing remains paramount: they can indulge their passion for investigation and problem solving.

Although these people are particularly good at uncovering information and proposing a solution, one area of their life is often neglected—their own inner life. Because they tend to be self-reliant individuals, they often expect others to be the same. They deny themselves emotional security by not sharing their anxieties with those closest to them. They also have rather high standards; when others don’t live up to these they can become overly critical and pessimistic. They should learn to open up to others, and be more understanding of those who can’t meet their high standards, including themselves. They can be extremely self-critical if they don’t find an answer immediately, and will benefit from a more compassionate approach to themselves and others.

The tendency of these people to experiment with lots of different directions is highlighted between the ages of twenty-eight and fifty-seven. After the age of fifty-seven they may focus their energies in one direction. But whatever age they are and whatever goal they are currently choosing to focus on, one thing is sure. It will always be a fascinating one that may take them a step closer to their ultimate goal of making their own life—and the lives of others—a little less complicated and a whole lot more truthful.

On the dark side

Detached, over-critical, pessimistic

At your best

Dynamic, problem solving, articulate

Love Falling in and out of love

People born on February 22 tend to be a bit fickle when it comes to close personal relationships, blowing hot one day and cold the next. This can be terribly confusing for those close to them and they need to learn the importance of commitment and honesty in a fulfilling relationship. Once they do learn to place a value on emotional honesty, they make endlessly fascinating and exciting lovers.

Health Keep it steady

It is likely that people born on this day will neglect their health, especially when they are passionately engaged in their current hobby or interest. It is vital for them to make sure they eat regular meals and snacks, leaving no more than three hours between eating to keep their energy levels high and to give a regular supply of glucose to their constantly hungry brain. They might also benefit from a vitamin and mineral supplement. As far as exercise is concerned, vigorous or competitive—preferably social—sports are recommended. Reading, meditating on or surrounding themselves with the colors pink or green will encourage them to be more nurturing and less detached.

Career Born investigators

People born on this day thrive in careers that give them plenty of variety and utilize their problem-solving skills. They make great accountants, secret agents, detectives, scientists, and politicians. Their good communication skills also suggest success as a writer or journalist, or as a musician or actor. The side of them that is interested in the bigger picture may attract them to the clergy, the caring professions, alternative healing, social reform, or the world of medicine.

Destiny To help and heal others

The life path of people born on this day is to understand that diversity and problem solving are their gifts. Once they have been able to accept themselves as they are, their destiny is to help and heal others.

Power Thought

“I focus on people’s good points and help them bring out their best qualities”

February 22

Signs & symbols

Sun signs: Pisces/Aquarius

Ruling planets: Neptune, the speculator/Saturn, the teacher

Symbols: Two Fishes/The Water Carrier

Birth date ruler: Uranus, the visionary

Tarot card: The Fool (freedom)

Favorable numbers: 4, 6

Lucky days: Thursday and Sunday, especially when those days fall on 4 and 6 of the month

Lucky colors: Sea green, chrome, purple

Birthstones: Amethyst and aquamarine

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